Sony confirmed many rumors on the Internet today with the announcement of the Playstation 4. They didn’t spend a whole lot of time going over technical specifications, but they did give us a few interesting numbers and details. AMD processor, x86 Architecture with an “enhanced PC GPU” and 8 gigs of high-speed unified GDDR5 RAM used [...]
It is truly a magical day, Harry Potter fans, for the incredibly popular Harry Potter series is now available in its entirety in both e-book and audio book form at Pottermore.com.
The bulk of the Pottermore site is not open, but at least the shop is there, so if you’ve been wanting easily portable copies you can have with you at all times on your various devices, you’re now in luck.
Sony has been exploding with news at this year’s show! Sony Entertainment Network Sony is introducing a unified login/digital wallet for EVERY Sony service, and along with that, a new Music Unlimited service; 12 million songs available in 13 countries. Gaming All Sony tablets will be PS3-enabled, and the Playstation Vita will be launching on [...]
Google+ To some, Google+ is “just another social network” but between the far-reaching services of Google that can be tied in, and the high level of interaction, Google+ is looking like a winner. Nintendo 3DS It took off slowly, but had a great Black Friday, and the Nintendo 3DS is now looking like a successful [...]
Xbox Push Notifications Xbox Live is getting push notifications to let you know when your friends are available to play. Bing Search on Xbox By putting a voice-activated search on the Xbox, Microsoft is hoping to have millions of gamers saying “Bing!” when they want some info from the web. PlayStation Vita The new PSP [...]
Explosion at Foxconn Foxconn is well-known as the manufacturer of iPhones and iPads. On Friday, their factory in Chengdu, China, was hit by an explosion that killed three employees. PSN Troubles Continue Even though the PlayStation Network is back up and available, Sony’s still finding new problems with exploits and phishing scams. Guiding Walkers with [...]
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Apple has long been known for having a draconian stance on what gets into the App Store. The latest victim of that approval process could set a dangerous precedent with repercussions within the e-book marketplace. Sony submitted an app for their e-reader (albeit, a couple of years late to the game), which was rejected by [...]